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3 Roll 2, Sign of a Nice Jacket?

Superfluous

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Do you find 3 roll 2 sport coats / suits on cheap ones? Is it generally a sign of nicer suits/sport coats?
 

TRINI

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What do you think?
 

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On the much lower end, no, they don't have roll lapels. Once out of the lowest levels of quality it is totally possible for a suit that is considered shit quality on this forum to have some roll to it.
 

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I would say that these days, a jacket with a 3 roll 2 is a detail only a careful maker would employ.
 

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A proper 3-2 requires canvassing of some sort, thereby assuring you that a legit 3-2 jacket is, at minimum, not of absolutely horrible quality. But that's not saying much. Ultimately, it's a stylistic choice more than a hallmark of craftsmanship. I'd say a proper 3-2 and quality tend to be correlated to some degree, but it is a loose and insignificant correlation.
 

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i bought a nautica brand suit from Lord&Taylor department store back in 2004
it has a 3 roll 2
i wouldn't say the suit is trash but it's not anything special either
paid $300 or so at the time
 

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It's not a sign of more quality, but are my favorite jackets by far. Getting tired of 2 button ones and do hate 3 full button ones.
 

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